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Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm EST
, bolstering an economy that is slowly recovering, bridge aing deep divide over the nation's finance, winding down the war in afghanistan and negotiating a volatile situation in both the middle east and northern africa. in addition to the challenges set upon him, the president has made clear his own priorities. changes to the country's gun safety laws and an overhaul of america's broken immigration system. can he do did all? the man himself understands it will be a careful negotiation. >> i'm more than familiar with all the literature about presidential overreach in second terms. we are very cautious about that. on the other hand, i didn't get re-elected just to bask in re-election. >> michael, he does not sound like he is going to be basking in much of anything other than -- >> no sign of it. >> the torrent of hate mail and support from some corners. i wonder on the eve of this inauguration whether -- what do you think of the to do list that the president has, and to put it in some context for us. we know he has limited -- a fairly limited amount of time to get this done. is this a
Jan 15, 2013 9:00am PST
beam. instead, the victim would be the united states economy and the potentially disastrous impact of failing to raise the debt ceiling brsh according to speaker boehner, the ends justify the means. in a statement yesterday, boehner asserted the consequences of failing to increase the debt ceiling are real, but so, too, are the consequences of allowing our spending problem to go unresolved. it was a response to this stern warning from the president on monday. >> they will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the american economy. the financial well being of the american people is not leveraged to be used. >> if the tenor of the president's last press conference of his first term is any indication about what he expects in his second term, prepare for a bond-style showdown as the government barrels towards its borrowing limit. that said, there might exist a solution that would allow congress to do what it does best, which is to say nothing at all, and still save the economy. this do nothing approach was floated by senate minority leader mitch mcconnell in 2011, and presiden
Jan 17, 2013 12:00pm EST
, fewer immigrants. they've won. the economy has soured, and the political climate has also made it sour. people are leaving. they won on that part. i think the way you start talking about how can you actually win the white house, sure, they can -- the house has all they want. that's because they're going to be going to their base. in order for them to actually mobilize -- >> to be a national party. >> they're going to need to make sure that they pass comprehensive immigration. >> local versus national. the tension continues. we have to leave it there. coming up, it's u.s. and its allies are monitoring a hostage situation involving americans in north africa and beyond the standoff lie new questions about radicalization in the region. we'll have the latest just ahead. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! we create easy-to-use, p
Jan 23, 2013 9:00am PST
, tanking the global economies, that doesn't poll pretty well. what this means is we're going to have a government shutdown, at least it seems likely we will have a government shutdown over the continuing resolution that's going to come up at the end of march. i'm not sure it's the greatest ground for them. i think people are very tired of brinksmanship and they want to have civil, reasonable, negotiations. we'll see if this four-month, three-month delay, whatever it is, will get us down that track, but i don't think holding the debt ceiling hostage is smart. >> i don't think the goal is actually -- i agreed with something scarborough said this morning, this is a shrewd political move. all they've done is shifted this whole debacle a few months. what's to say now we're going to have a couple months of rational, thoughtful budget discussion? i don't think so. >> that's the question, it is delaying -- it's getting a cavity or a root canal -- filled cavity or root canal. i'm not a dentist, obviously. >> you know which one's which. >> i really do. >> i've had both. >> in terms of the politi
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